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Kenneth Murchison ( 1751-1796) was the father of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison. He served as a surgeon in Calcutta from 1772 before returning to Europe in 1784. After travelling for a short time he finally settled back in Scotland, purchasing the estate of Tarradale, Ross-shire in 1788. His wife was Barbara Mackenzie, who he married in 1790. He died when Sir Roderick Impey Murchison was still a child.
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Kenneth Murchison, 1770-1938. Papers of Sir Roderick Impey Murchison and his Family, Coll-51/2. Edinburgh University Library Special Collections. http://lac-archives-live.is.ed.ac.uk:8081/repositories/2/archival_objects/1528 Accessed September 23, 2020.